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Map Unit Composition
Map units consist of 1 or more soil types, commonly referred to as "components".
Component Name Geomorphic Position Area Fraction Component Type Horizon Data
Soil Type 1 Less clay and more sand in the subsoil % Inclusion None
Soil Type 2 Sandy loam or fine sandy loam surface layer % Inclusion None
Soil Type 3 Slopes of 0 to 2 percent % Inclusion None
Soil Type 4 Till at 40 to 50 inches % Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Till below 80 inches % Inclusion None
Soil Type 6 Slopes of 6 to 12 percent % Inclusion None
Soil Type 7 Well drained soils % Inclusion None
Soil Type 8 Shawtown knolls
beach ridges / Summit
beach ridges / Shoulder
beach ridges / Backslope
lake plains
93% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 9 Aurand lake plains / Summit 2% Inclusion Similar Data [2] *
Soil Type 10 Lamberjack outwash plains 2% Inclusion None
Soil Type 11 Rarely flooded areas adjacent to the Blanchard River and its 2% Inclusion None
Soil Type 12 Houcktown ground moraines / Summit
ground moraines / Shoulder
ground moraines / Backslope
1% Inclusion Similar Data [6] *

Note: links to horizon data marked with an * are approximate.

Map Unit Data What is a Map Unit?
Cartographic information about this map unit.
Map Unit Name: Shawtown loam, 2 to 6 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: SfB
Map Unit Area: 2428 acres total in survey area
Raw Map Unit Data
Raw Component Data (All Components)

Map Unit Aggregated Data
Generalized soils information within this map unit.
Farmland Class: All areas are prime farmland
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 14.46 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Moderately well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Moderately well drained
Hydric Conditions: 0
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 84 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 84 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Digby (1957-OH003-S10) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
2. Shawtown (1993-OH003-126) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]